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  1. Thread: DJ Shadow

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    is this what it felt like to be a Stones fan...

    is this what it felt like to be a Stones fan listening to Steel Wheels?
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    middle class in the US is cultural identity more...

    middle class in the US is cultural identity more than income.

    for all the pretenses of poor bro-core around here it skews way richer and whiter and male than "average" and there are a number with...
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    Ones earnings, the others consumption. The...

    Ones earnings, the others consumption. The earnings are what a skilled professional couple can come close to almost anywhere in the US. The consumption, i.e. what $800k gets you, varys widely across...
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    plenty of people pay higher taxes if they have...

    plenty of people pay higher taxes if they have more opportunity to make money. you know - kinda the reason why all those people were living in the high tax dumps in the first place? but then the jobs...
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    its the special blend of passive/aggressive...

    its the special blend of passive/aggressive nagging desk jockey middle manager/lawyer/contractor/engineers and rough n' tumble real men mechanics that makes this place what it is.
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    shouldn't Trainspotting be on that best Indiewire...

    shouldn't Trainspotting be on that best Indiewire Brit crime film sharticle? First I thought it was because they meant English and said British but they included shallow grave, that's nominally...
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    :confused: what the fuck are you talking about?...

    :confused: what the fuck are you talking about? everything bends. the difference between the alloys you can buy at my vendor aren't that much. but keep up the passive agressive smug, it's what makes...
  8. not insane, a cynical means to make money. their...

    not insane, a cynical means to make money. their were alternatives at the time (ethanol notably), but lead was patented and more profitable. ffs the inventor had to take time off for lead poisoning,...
  9. can we please, please, seperate EVs and their...

    can we please, please, seperate EVs and their merits from chonky the techbro clown? EVs will be much better off when fElon the cosplay engineer is in jail, or just using his vast wealth to...
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    that was 1/2" hot rolled priced today it's...

    that was 1/2" hot rolled priced today

    it's weird to me the premium people will pay for commodity shit on amazon for "convenience" when it's for a DIY task. I guess it's all about the difficulty of...
  11. A modest proposal, they are healthy and...

    A modest proposal, they are healthy and nourishing.
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    I didn't know you could take a piece of 1/2"...

    I didn't know you could take a piece of 1/2" steel rod 18" long (cost of materials <$1) and sell it on Amazon to wannabe DIY types for $10 a piece, or $14 for 2 when you market it as a "winding rod"...
  13. Man, I thought all those people "had it coming"...

    Man, I thought all those people "had it coming" because "they were creeps"?

    Where'd the elon fellators go? stuck in a supercharger line because 7 years after his promise they are still stuck on...
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    was definitely enjoyable but it came out years...

    was definitely enjoyable but it came out years ago (Vaughan also produced lockstock & snatch). the trailer for the Gentlemen reminded me more of another Vaughan directed film - The Kingsmen (1st) -...
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    :D the most pathetic part of your bullshit is...

    :D the most pathetic part of your bullshit is you've never been there, have no intention of going there, and get your propaganda from bullshitters.
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    I'm curious to see the movie - because that genre...

    I'm curious to see the movie - because that genre has been enjoyable and theres not much out in movie land like it right now, but I can't get past how fucking horrible that trailer is. a plaided...
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    a comment from a single coach a half a world away...

    a comment from a single coach a half a world away on a social media platform thats banned in China
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    a nudist beach with full bleachers on perv hill.

    a nudist beach with full bleachers on perv hill.
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    every thread here is comedy, the differentiation...

    every thread here is comedy, the differentiation is intent.
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    does skiing want new blood? isn't the whole...

    does skiing want new blood?

    isn't the whole epic pass thing concentrate on the rich & the whales and milk those fuckers dry?
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    Help me out here. How is this not converting sick...

    Help me out here. How is this not converting sick leave into vacation time?

    I get this discussion has moved into the realm of HR/legal professionals but my life observation is no matter what the...
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    :confused: don't many/most leave policys accrue...

    :confused: don't many/most leave policys accrue leave hourly even for salaried employees? So like .0222222/hr of leave per hour worked where "hours/week" just = 40 for a salaried employee?

    ...
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    How many of said businesses are in a place the...

    How many of said businesses are in a place the kid wants to live and can afford to live? I know, in similar businesses, something on the west coast will sell while something in the NE or Midwest will...
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    that's 2 ex-Giant relievers (Strickland,...

    that's 2 ex-Giant relievers (Strickland, Melancon) shitting the bed last night, hopefully not a 3rd (Romo) today.... anti-jinx.
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    it's common in US pro-sports because there's no...

    it's common in US pro-sports because there's no relegation. Fuck up continuously for decades a la Mets or Redskins and nothing happens. Introduce relegation, something that can crush the finances of...
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    yeah the household is "barely getting by" saving...

    yeah the household is "barely getting by" saving $50k a year. US median household income is ~$60k. the only reason they aren't rich in the megapolises is because ... there are a bunch of really rich...
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    that's EPIC pass material; or more importantly...

    that's EPIC pass material; or more importantly short epic pass.
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    Average age of a car at scrappage is close to 15...

    Average age of a car at scrappage is close to 15 years. This seems like the usual stupid car loan fear mongering.

    The whole Ubereverywhere in the self-driving vehicle for near free thing isn't...
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    Don't forget the potential for life altering...

    Don't forget the potential for life altering injury.

    the system is broke, this might just speed up the transition to something new.
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    These are a couple years old, but the Texas...

    These are a couple years old, but the Texas schools would probably love a chance to buy more players
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    It's schools not on the list that'll be pressured and eventually drop out, imo, even...
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    roster cuts are not news.

    roster cuts are not news.
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    It's the athletes getting a share of the money...

    It's the athletes getting a share of the money the schools currently get, so it'll rejigger things but as a recent scandal showed ... minor athletics are a way for your school to make donation $$$.
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    united were better under Moyes because they still...

    united were better under Moyes because they still had talent from a legacy combination of a great manager & talent recruitment/investment & a club that hadn't been milking the team dry.

    united...
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    suicide was Judas Priest ...

    suicide was Judas Priest

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqAPVB4u9Zs

    tipper got her panties wadded over naughty words

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GA_FqxZLSMk
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    Vegas? Are that many people looking to go to...

    Vegas? Are that many people looking to go to Vegas April-September? Football (fall), Hockey(fall-winter-spring) have tons of visiting fans looking for an excuse to GTFO of gray cold hellhole. filling...
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    waxes, oil, human jizz (no joke - used in gold...

    waxes, oil, human jizz (no joke - used in gold rush day wax formulations), all kinds of things were used to make skis faster.

    "white gas" is naphta, a good solvent for cleaning all kinds of crap...
  37. sorry to add irrelevant first person information...

    sorry to add irrelevant first person information that offended you, carryon the circlejerk.
  38. Practical advantage is lower profile hanging...

    Practical advantage is lower profile hanging fixtures, ime. color spectrum can be nicer as well.
  39. happened to the monterey peninsula in the 90s...

    happened to the monterey peninsula in the 90s (80s? earlier?) - pretty much the exact description sirshredalot gave. this isn't an unknown. it's a destiny, it's just charting the transfer of wealth...
  40. sure - and eventually your commuter workforce...

    sure - and eventually your commuter workforce changes the nature of the town. more traffic, more parking. You can't keep your community looking the same (i.e low growth) with low taxes and decent...
  41. And that's why they sent a Tesla with a stripped...

    And that's why they sent a Tesla with a stripped interior, non-street tires, different suspension and a development powertrain. To get a headline so all the TEsla fanbois can say 'wow, cool'. In the...
  42. the roadster is charitably a running concept car...

    the roadster is charitably a running concept car at the moment. production is over a year out at best, no published specs. the drivetrain that's supposed to be in it is supposedly being tested in the...
  43. Thread: 737 MAX

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    Never heard of Gell-Mann amnesia?

    Never heard of Gell-Mann amnesia?
  44. A meaningful increase in supply would piss off...

    A meaningful increase in supply would piss off the vested interests aka existing property owners aka voters. The goal is to pretend to solve the problem, toss a few bones to pretend to solve the...
  45. Thread: 737 MAX

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    commercial aviation has long thrived on the...

    commercial aviation has long thrived on the implicit subsidy of getting lots of government (military) trained pilots & techs who racked up tons of hours and lots of work - while getting paid - then...
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    I took apart an early 80s Honeywell decades ago...

    I took apart an early 80s Honeywell decades ago and tried to make a death ray, does that count?

    microwave pic above kinda reminds me of the story out of the demise of Clark foam where they'd use...
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    mora or opinel. if you want decent axes,...

    mora or opinel.

    if you want decent axes, Husqvarna are handforged in Sweden and a fraction of the Gransfors price.
  48. TGR won't let me embed the picture of the...

    TGR won't let me embed the picture of the drugboat running 8 250's on the back.
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    There may not be climate-change impact from some...

    There may not be climate-change impact from some renewable sources of energy but there is most definitely environmental impact. Daming rivers, solar arrays take up tons of land, etc. etc. There's no...
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    This week the petty/stupid/waste of time bullshit...

    This week the petty/stupid/waste of time bullshit hit 11.

    And I learned that you are weird in messageboard land if you regularly drive long distances to the middle of nowhere, where nowhere =...
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